Definition of Backwoodsman in English :

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Backwoodsman meaning in English

Meaning of Backwoodsman in English

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Backwoodsman pronunciation in English

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1. backwoodsman, frontiersman, mountain man

a man who lives on the frontier

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noun plural -men
a person from the backwoods
2. US informal
an uncouth or rustic person
3. British informal
a peer who rarely attends the House of Lords

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pl.n. (used with a sing. or pl. verb)
1. Heavily wooded, uncultivated, thinly settled areas.
2. An area that is far from population centers or that is held to be culturally backward.

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